This job posting expired and applications are no longer accepted.

Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O)

at State University of Zanzibar
Location Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted May 25, 2022
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS


Required Qualification and Expertise
• A reputable transformative leader with a proven track record and experience of conducting similar assignment in other developing countries, with the following qualifications, experience and competencies:
• Master's Degree or above in Public Administration, Political Science, Development Studies,
• Economics, Business Administration or related Social Science.
• At least 5 years' senior leadership role in public or private sectors.
• At least 10 years' experience in public service management, public sector reforms, leadership
• development, strategic management, development management, results-based management.
• Proven track record of successfully driving transformation within the public and/or private sector.
• Demonstrated ability to engage with government, UN agencies, development partners, private
• sector and other development stakeholders in forging productive working relationships. An understanding of Zanzibar's political and economic environment, preferably with established
• relationships and networks.
• Strong facilitation, communication and report writing skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain good working relations in multicultural environment. ix. Proven experience in advancing new ways of working in organizations. x. Expertise and practical
• experience in leading and influencing change.
• Demonstrate high level strategic thinking and analytical skills. xii. Strong written and spoken
• language skills is required. (English and Swahili)

Duties and Responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer
• The CEO is the head of the Presidential Delivery Bureau in Zanzibar, responsible for overall management of the Bureau as well as ensuring team alignment, high performance and timely delivery on the priorities. He/she is responsible to:
• Provide strategic advice to H.E. The President and other senior government officials on key delivery agenda and priority areas.
• Lead the PDB in shaping its direction, setting objectives and targets, improving operations and
• methodologies and in affirming its unique role in the performance management and delivery.
• Institute transformational agenda and sustainable change of culture, within the 'whole of
• government' approach. Spearhead design, implementation and timely delivery of priority projects that would contribute to transformative, sustainable and tangible outcomes and impacts in the broad priority sectors.
• Reports to the President and update him regularly on delivery priorities, progress against targets,emerging issues, and recommendations on the way forward.
• Facilitate strengthening of the government's delivery capacity in achieving the Presidential promise for transformation and
• sustainable development in the isles.
• Facilitate knowledge transfer and creation of a strong team of internal experts (coaches and
• facilitators) who are able to influence transformation of systems, mindset and culture in MDAs.
• Analyse, share lessons and best practices of exemplary models in accelerating public service
• delivery. Engage with other experts and consultants in applying transformative leadership and
• rapid results methodologies.
• Engage with development partners and other key stakeholders, on financing of priority projects in Zanzibar.

Applying Instructions

Applications should be addressed to
• The Vice Chancellor State University of Zanzibar
• P.O. Box 146, Zanzibar-Tanzania
• Email